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by Bearboy
Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:15 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Knot Tying (The string/rope kind)
Replies: 47
Views: 12308

Re: Knot Tying

Well when I'm dealing with 30 young teenage scouts running around theres a chance the sheepshank will get that needed jolt. Also if I can't lift then tie like your example I'd set up a pulley system(with an actual pulley preferably, if not carabiners if not alpine butterflies to make the loop) to gi...
by Bearboy
Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Knot Tying (The string/rope kind)
Replies: 47
Views: 12308

Re: Knot Tying

Sheepshanks should never be used to hold permenant loads, they slip under weight because it isn't really a "knot", just a fancy friction system. My Scout group, only teaches sheepshanks for badgeworks sake, everyone is expressely told to NOT use it for anything important. Even saying to pr...
by Bearboy
Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Movember is upon us!
Replies: 22
Views: 9082

Re: Movember is upon us!

They are allowed beards, no mo's, except for one ceremonial sailor. And the army is opposite, mo's only no beards, except for a ceremonial seargent in the pioneers battalion who must be able to grow a full face beard in 4 weeks otherwise gets replaced. He also has an axe when on parade.
by Bearboy
Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Knot Tying (The string/rope kind)
Replies: 47
Views: 12308

Re: Knot Tying

Am a Venturer Scout, does quite a bit of abseiling, caving, canyoning and likes to carry gear on rock climbing trips(I am a poor climber). At a camp a year ago I came 2nd place in my Scout region at the Knot tying contest tying a square knot, sheetbend, sheepshank, bowline shown as well as a rolling...
by Bearboy
Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:18 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Movember is upon us!
Replies: 22
Views: 9082

Re: Movember is upon us!

I'm a teenager with blonde facial hair, I started growing mine in September to get a head start so I can claim something by the end of november. Also the Australia Navy, which normally has Mo's banned is allowing thier personnel to grow them, as long as they grow thier beards until the 30th where th...
by Bearboy
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:50 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: New Research: Autism is likely Genetic
Replies: 82
Views: 8723

Re: New Research: Autism is likely Genetic

Ah great, another bit of evidence my friends can use to call me "socially retarded" (My brother is Autistic and my mates regularly say I am aswell, despite not knowing anything about the disorder/syndrome) Also I keep hearing "Austistic people are geniuses thrown about", any actu...
by Bearboy
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living Cheaply
Replies: 72
Views: 7770

Re: Living Cheaply

farmers markets, sunday markets etc. One near me has a stall there every week which sells bulk name brand toiletries and other supplies. I buy toilet paper, shampoo, washng detergent there for about 1/2 price at a supermarket. They also have other stalls selling bulk fruit and veg however I can't ea...
by Bearboy
Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:27 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A
Replies: 595
Views: 53871

Re: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A

Australian reserves must work differently, exspecially Officers in the reserves(which I'll apply for first and hope I pass the tests). one night a week, one weekend a month, 2 weeks a year of training. And the specific regiment I want to join is attached to the local University where I will be study...
by Bearboy
Tue Aug 23, 2011 7:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A
Replies: 595
Views: 53871

Re: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A

Well I'd just be a grunt in the reserves so that is ok for Americans hopefully it's ok for Australians.
by Bearboy
Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:52 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A
Replies: 595
Views: 53871

Re: The Smoke Pit - Military Q/A

I'm an Australian teenager, so probably less relevant to you Americans. I am seriously contemplating (attempting) enlisting in the Army reserves during University over the next few years. Mainly because of my love of the outdoors and desire to help my country(Gotta love Scout indoctrination :P, but ...
by Bearboy
Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:58 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Madrid hosts $73 million pope party
Replies: 23
Views: 3476

Re: Madrid hosts $73 million pope party

I lived through the Sydney one, I even got a job as a first aider on the major night event($200 for handling out hot drinks to idiots who think Australia is a desert) I remember it was considered a massive boost to the economy cause evethe majority had to fly in, and cause of the distant heaps staye...
by Bearboy
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:08 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Tottenham Riots
Replies: 261
Views: 29537

Re: Tottenham Riots

The various responses and articles remind me of the dinner scene of "American History X" about irrational expressions of rage/ oppotunism at it's worst

Hopefully swift justice will come to those who rioted.
by Bearboy
Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:28 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Parental Trolling
Replies: 99
Views: 16956

Re: Parental Trolling

Any long term trolling is bad, so do what someone else said and do your trolling at a later age. Picking up and dropping kids off at school in bathrobes which just happen to blow open, certain "invisible dyes" in thier clothes to have messages appear in the dark/ when ever the dyes activat...
by Bearboy
Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Attempted Extortion through Fake Collar Bomb
Replies: 23
Views: 3362

Re: Attempted Extortion through Fake Collar Bomb

My school has trials between 25% and 40%, all but 2 of my exams are 40, and Triple M, morning show a few days ago. Though I'm sure they could have misinterpreted things and passed it on to me.
by Bearboy
Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Attempted Extortion through Fake Collar Bomb
Replies: 23
Views: 3362

Re: Attempted Extortion through Fake Collar Bomb

Heard it on the radio, no written news story to back it up, this girl used her experience to get her and her whole year at school out of the 2nd most important set of High school examinations due to "emotional distress". I understand her but her whole school year? Seems fucking rediculous....
by Bearboy
Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm
Replies: 63
Views: 8789

Re: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm

Its Australia, should have stated that straight away. And the laws here were recently changed, school leaver age increased from 15-17 with my year being the first... Yay for me dealing with the tosspots for another 2 years. And thats part of the argument, we can't kick her out yet and apparently the...
by Bearboy
Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm
Replies: 63
Views: 8789

Re: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm

The teacher is getting investigated, and it's bringing up the old argument of children not repecting elders.

Also a news company being utter arsehats in telling the story.
by Bearboy
Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm
Replies: 63
Views: 8789

Student eggs teacher, teacher grabs student. Shitstorm

My School had a girl ditch class, go buy eggs to come back and start throwing eggs at windows, a deputy principle happened to be nearby and confronts her, she eggs him, he grabs her around the neck to walk her to the office for the punishment to occour, girls mum calls news, school called police bec...
by Bearboy
Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 125793

Re: Men's Fashion

No, I'd still say asshole. That was incredibly dumb of Harry to do as well. It's the equivalent of wearing white robes and a pointy wizard hat in public. i think the asshole thing depends on who was at the party, if he knew everyone there and new for a fact that they'd either not care, or think it ...
by Bearboy
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:07 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 125793

Re: Men's Fashion

I didn't have a hat, too much effort, i did have bleached blonde hair gel back in a way I've seen some germans protrayed.
by Bearboy
Tue Jul 19, 2011 9:32 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 125793

Re: Men's Fashion

Yeah the evil ones. The shirt itself has a few logoes and stuff, not just full black. And I did it cause the party host told me i couldn't go as a brownshirt. Sure showed him... What sucked was most people thought cop or detective or buisness man when I had big SS runes on my collar(and rank slides,...
by Bearboy
Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:50 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Men's Fashion
Replies: 396
Views: 125793

Re: Men's Fashion

My wardrobe at the moment is lacking in pants(For those playing at home I'm typing with pants on, just have little variation). Being an Aus school student large chunk of time is spent in school shorts/pants, but just having winter holidays and in 3 months time will no longer be in school I really ne...
by Bearboy
Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Times of the Day
Replies: 25
Views: 1853

Re: Times of the Day

5-11 Morning
11-13 Midday(If you won't accept midday then spilt it at 12)
13-17 or 13-1830 Afternoon(Depending on time of year, daylight savings etc)
17-23 or 1830-23 Evening
23-5 Night
by Bearboy
Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:03 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Boots
Replies: 50
Views: 23371

Re: Boots

Got a pair of generic brown hiking boots. My dad is in the Australian Navy and has these beastly black steel capped boots with metal zippers on both sides of the laces and eyelets which looks headkickingly awesome. I so want a pair but the Navy work even sell spairs in there Qstore(My dad has gotten...
by Bearboy
Tue Sep 14, 2010 9:50 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Impact of Eagle Scout. (should i continue or not?)
Replies: 27
Views: 4349

Re: Impact of Eagle Scout. (should i continue or not?)

I'm a Venturer Scout In Australia, about a year off from my Queens Scout (Our highest award is a title bestowed upon you by the Queen or her representative, Up yours America :lol: jokes... ). I know the half dozen most recent Queen Scouts from my Unit, one got a Scouts Scholarship for University, an...
by Bearboy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:13 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: What did you eat for lunch today?
Replies: 44
Views: 25136

Re: What did you eat for lunch today?

Ham and cheese toasted sandwich.
by Bearboy
Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:03 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Hacking fast food
Replies: 61
Views: 25674

Re: Hacking fast food

[quote]... except this one. THIS is why you're fat. (not saying you, Bearboy, are fat)[/quote I've never actually eaten one. It costs so much ordering it special order it it's not worth it to me. I've just seen some people attempt it and most are 190 cm big bastards but one mate was a lanky arse kid...
by Bearboy
Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:47 am UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Hacking fast food
Replies: 61
Views: 25674

Re: Hacking fast food

You may have the mcgangbang or mcslam but i dare you to attempt the McViolation Its something you can get in Australia as here every burger is made to order(Although the meat is precooked and kept heated) Mcviolation: Double quater pounder with extra extra meat, extra extra chesse(Exffectivly a poun...
by Bearboy
Sat Jun 26, 2010 1:34 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australian Prime Minister Concedes to Deputy PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2558

Re: Australian Prime Minister Concedes to Deputy PM

16 year old Aussie Student here who thinks he knows more about politics than most of my peers. The thing i hate most about this is heaps of my friends going on about why Julia is such a better Prime Minister when they can't even give me a reason why K-Rudd sucks apart from "he's a smug arsehole...
by Bearboy
Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:06 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The Outdoors Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 3565

Re: The Outdoors Thread

My two main poisons are abseiling and hiking. Abseiling because it is like rockclimbing(and if you got the right stuff you can just set up a climb) but easier as it involves falling and little physical skill so for a porky boy like myself i can actually get involved. Then hiking. Great fun, spend a ...
by Bearboy
Mon Jun 07, 2010 7:09 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Model UN
Replies: 18
Views: 3002

Re: Model UN

Keep an eye on speech time limits. I had one repping Chile and a 1 minute speech on Microchipping all children to moniter their health. Most people claimed all these wonderful points and had their stance well written. They got told to shut up an sit down every time after 1 minute so my team decided ...
by Bearboy
Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Indonesian baby on 40 cigarettes a day!
Replies: 40
Views: 5103

Re: Indonesian baby on 40 cigarettes a day!

I can see a lot of Indonesian car-less families getting their children hooked just so they can get the free car.
by Bearboy
Thu May 27, 2010 11:56 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sante Fe-ing of the World
Replies: 22
Views: 3115

Re: Sante Fe-ing of the World

. The jet passenger plane allows more places with such “edge cities” to rise in such hitherto inconvenient locations as Dallas, Houston, Seattle and Atlanta and now Sydney, Lagos, Cairo, Bangkok, Djakarta, and Kuala Lumpur. Just nitpicking. Sydney would not be an edge city or any off the new cities...
by Bearboy
Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:30 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0707: "Joshing"
Replies: 63
Views: 17619

Re: "Joshing" Discussion

Our military has secrets?


Number of legally funded boob jobs? Faulty helicopters? Secret fighting kangaros?

If they do I think there like the recipe for big macs secret sauce if 2 people in my immeadiate family have access to our nations greatest secrets.
by Bearboy
Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:29 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0707: "Joshing"
Replies: 63
Views: 17619

Re: "Joshing" Discussion

My brother can do this about his work. He works for the Department of Defence(Australia) in a "top secret"(My dad in the navy is classified for top secret stuff and my mum who also works for the DoD is just secret clearence) classified area. Although he's just the filing bitch doing stuff ...
by Bearboy
Fri Feb 05, 2010 12:19 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia
Replies: 61
Views: 6274

Re: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia

James Ruse? Pah! South Sydney is where the good shits at! Although I got into Sydney boys every year and didn't go for fear of being overworked and surrounded by unsocial hardcore students.
by Bearboy
Mon Jan 18, 2010 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Best thing ever(Warning: Crude language inside)
Replies: 9
Views: 3356

Best thing ever(Warning: Crude language inside)

Ok I do a lot of running, walking hiking and other physical activities which use my legs. A downside to this is the painful crotch rash I can get from all the movement. About a month ago a few friends of mine after hearing of my plight(Me annoucing it to them in a loud and crude manner)they reccomen...
by Bearboy
Mon Jan 11, 2010 11:19 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Sex robot on sale
Replies: 41
Views: 5228

Sex robot on sale

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/glance/992596/worlds-first-sex-robot-unveiled A robotic girlfriend complete with artificial intelligence and flesh-like synthetic skin has been unveiled in Las Vegas. "She can't vacuum, she can't cook but she can do almost anything else if you know what I mea...
by Bearboy
Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:06 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia
Replies: 61
Views: 6274

Re: HSC/QCS/etc... IN Australia

And in regards to the legislation, I think it will not affect a whole lot of people. Most people are 17 in Year 11 anyway, and those who are not will drop out as soon as they do turn 17. Most people at my school will be 17 middle to end of year 11 or early year 12. And compared to be able to jump s...
by Bearboy
Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:59 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Australia considering maybe fixing fucked classification
Replies: 18
Views: 1531

Re: Australia considering maybe fixing fucked classification

Yeah but that internet blocker has been put on the back burner for a while and probably won't be mentioned until after the next election.

Now i'm wondering what those 74 games are... And where I can get a copy :twisted:

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